Monthly Archives: March 2016

Register today for the Warnken Judicial Clerkship Institute

Attention future judicial clerks and interns: You are cordially invited to attend the Byron L. Warnken Judicial Clerkship Institute, an intensive, one-day training session conducted by judges, court clerks and other court personnel to prepare law students for clerkships and … Continue reading

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March 31-April 1: Fate of Scholarship in American Law Schools

Click on the image above to access the conference home page, which contains the program for the two-day event, as well as a list of presenters and a list of concurrent sessions. The conference is supported by a generous grant from … Continue reading

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Prof. Gilman: How the high court fosters economic inequality

Venable Professor of Law Michele Gilman contributed an article, “How the Supreme Court made economic inequality a whole lot worse,” to The Conversation. Gilman notes that voters are looking for someone to blame for the widening chasm between rich and … Continue reading

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Silverman|Thompson|Slutkin|White funds $150K fellowship

The University of Baltimore School of Law is pleased to announce the establishment of the Silverman|Thompson|Slutkin|White Fellowship and its inaugural winner, first-year UB law student Gregory Waterworth. The Baltimore law firm of Silverman|Thompson|Slutkin|White has agreed to donate $150,000 to the … Continue reading

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March 31 forum to focus on this year’s election process

Find out how this year’s election affects you at “From Rights to Rhetoric: Why Voting Matters,” a forum to be held Thursday, March 31 from 6-8 p.m. at the H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons Town Hall (1415 Maryland Ave., Baltimore … Continue reading

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Prof. Lasson: ‘Professional prognosticators’ wrong on Trump

In “Media wrong all along on Trump,” a March 24 op-ed in The Baltimore Sun, Professor Kenneth Lasson says the “professional prognosticators” have been spectacularly wrong about Donald Trump‘s significance in the race for the 2016 GOP nomination. Lasson said … Continue reading

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Dan Hatcher on CBS: How the poor serve as a source of profits

Professor Daniel Hatcher was quoted in a March 28 CBS Money Watch segment, “The high cost of being poor.” America’s poor face a range of costs that affluent citizens usually don’t incur, such as high bank fees for low account balances. About … Continue reading

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For the second year, law school climbs in U.S. News ranking

The University of Baltimore School of Law rose in the annual U.S. News ranking of law schools for the second year in a row, landing at No. 111 after climbing almost 25 spots in two years. UB’s clinical law program … Continue reading

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Weich, co-author urge end to mandatory minimums in Md.

Dean Ronald Weich and Marc Schindler, executive director of the Justice Policy Institute, contributed an online op-ed to The Washington Post, “Strengthen the Justice Reinvestment Act by repealing Maryland’s mandatory sentencing laws” (March 16). While praising the “historic” Justice Reinvestment … Continue reading

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Assistant Dean Jill Green, 8 alums honored for leadership in law

Congratulations to our alumni winners of The Daily Record‘s legal leadership awards — including a big shout-out to UB Assistant Dean of Law Career Development Jill Green! LEADERSHIP IN LAW AWARD: Robert D. Anbinder, J.D. ‘92 Baltimore City Law Department Robert … Continue reading

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